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Welcome Baby Sadie

Congratulations to long time Sweat Shop members Megan and CJ, who recently welcomed their first child, Sadie, into this world on January 4th.  She weighed in at 7lbs. 2 oz. and measured 18.25 inches long.  If you thought CJ looked like he was sleeping walking in the gym before, wait[…]

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Sweat Shop’s Latest Coach Addition!

I’m proud and excited to announce our latest addition to the Sweat Shop coaching staff, Bri Gaipa!  While most of you probably know that Bri has been a long time Sweat Shop member, you may not know that Bri is CrossFit Level-1 certified and has been a CrossFit coach at[…]

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October Challenge: Rope Climbs!

Time to step up our rope climb game! Since we’ve been implementing our skills sessions during class a lot lately, I think it’s a good time to put a little challenge out there. For October, I’m officially challenging you to a rope climb stamina test….with some prizes for the winners. This[…]

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The Sport of Fitness or Functional Fitness?

Recently I was sent an an E-mail via one of the regular electronic newsletters I receive. The topic was the recent change in the CrossFit Games structure and how it may potentially affect CrossFit gyms worldwide. Essentially CrossFit CEO Greg Glassman wants to usher in a new focus on health and sustainability, as[…]

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Sweat Shop BBQ This Sunday!

Don’t forget our summer BBQ is this Sunday starting a 12:00pm at Heather Farms Park! Let’s have some fun in the sun before the fall comes into full swing and the kiddos are back in school. Kids, spouses, significant others, and whoever are welcome!  Sweat Shop will be providing the[…]

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Farewell Rene!

As many of you may have heard, Rene and Kyle are going to be moving to Roseville soon to be closer to both of their families.  For the last six years Rene has been coaching at the Sweat Shop as well as competing on Team Sweat Shop at the NorCal[…]

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Hydration Supplements

Last weekend we got a little glimpse as to what the summer will be like in the upcoming months. As many of us know the east bay summers tend to be VERY HOT, so we need to prepare for the upcoming heat as best as we can.

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